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Top 11 Fishing Gifts Under $100 for 2020

Are you looking to buy a gift for that special angler in your life this holiday season, but not entirely sure where to start? We are here to help! Every fishing enthusiast, from experienced angler to beginner, loves to receive the latest and greatest in new fishing gear. We've compiled our list of the top 11 fishing gifts under $100 for the 2020 holiday season. The list is based upon the hottest and best-selling items from this year, as well as some of our own favorite new items.   1) The Baitmaster™ Cast Net One of our best selling items in 2020, this cast net makes capturing live bait easy and fun, while also providing a significant savings in bait cost. Feels...

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5 Essential Saltwater Fishing Lures

Looking to increase your saltwater fishing strike rate, yet don't want to lug a massive tackle box full of lures along with you? Then look no further! Our guide of five essential saltwater fishing lures is designed to help you minimize and simplify your tackle box while optimizing your saltwater fishing strike rate.    1) Soft Plastic Lures One of the top saltwater lures on the market, soft plastic lures come in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes and can be used in many ways. Twister tails and shad bodies make good lure additions to jigs and bucktails. Flukes also look good as a trailer, or they can be rigged on a hook without any weight to sink slowly or...

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Why You Should Use Crankbait Lures

There is perhaps no lure more versatile than a crankbait. This style of lure will catch fish of all species in all seasons, whether you're casting or trolling.   What is a crankbait lure? Crankbait lures are shaped and decorated to look like small baitfish. Their bodies are usually hard-moulded plastic or resin, although some of the old-style wooden-bodied crankbaits (balsa or a hardwood such as beech) can still be found. As their name might suggest, crankbait lures are intended primarily for use with a baitcasting outfit, although larger versions can also be used effectively as trolling lures. They're attractive items, often appealing to anglers through their aesthetic appearance. Plenty of anglers report improved strike rates with crankbait lures.  Any fish that...

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Beginner's Guide to Reels

The chances are that most of us were just handed a fishing rod and reel as young children, and we didn’t have much say in the type of reel. Understanding different types of fishing reels isn’t a difficult as you might think. While there are several variations of fishing reels on the market, like surf reels and trolling reels, there are just four main types to consider when learning how to choose a fishing reel. 4 Main Types of Fishing Reels Spincast Reels Spinning Reels Baitcasting Reels Trolling Reels   Spincast Reels Spincast reels, more often called closed face reels, are the type of reel young anglers are introduced to fishing with. While those initial spincast reels are often cheap and...

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